The Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change says it will be a cheat on Malawians by government if Treasury insists on using carbon tax to increase tax base instead of mitigating climate change effects.
Commentators say it is high time national assembly started leading by example to respect will of the people by enforcing Section 65 of the Constitution.
President Lazarus Chakwera says will physically deliver his maiden State of National Address (SONA) at parliament under strict COVID-19 preventive measures on 4th September, 2020.
Parliament of Malawi has put in place exclusive guideline to govern conduct of meetings of the house during the period of the Corona Virus pandemic.
The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has launched the Mobile Emergency Operation Centre which will help to scale up coordination and urgent response during disasters in the country.
Officials from the Judiciary appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament Tuesday afternoon, where they were interrogated on a number of audit queries raised by the Auditor General in an Audit Report on management of public funds, covering the 2016 2017 financial year.
Parliament yesterday was forced into early adjournment after some legislators from government benches raised concerns over the presence of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) leaders in the visitors’ gallery.
Chairperson of a joint parliamentary committee that is probing into alleged dubious sale of public land says they are waiting for funds to proceed with the inquiry.
The Parliamentary Committee on Environmental Affairs and Climate Change has decried duty exemption on government and certain non-governmental entities’ vehicles.
A team from Malawi Parliament in Lilongwe on Tuesday afternoon inspected its warehouse that has had part of its roof affected by heavy rains Monday night at Maoni in Blantyre.